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Matthew Perry Biography

Updated On 30 Oct, 2023 Published On 29 Jun, 2017
Matthew Perry

Facts of Matthew Perry

Date of Birth :
Age : 54 years old
Family Name : Perry
Birth Country : American Samoa
Birth Sign : Leo
Height : 6 Feet

Relationship short Statistics of Matthew Perry

What is Matthew Perry marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Matthew Perry have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Matthew Perry having any relationship affair ?: Yes8 affair
Is Matthew Perry Gay ? Don't Know

Matthew Langford Perry is a Canadian and American actor plus screenwriter best known for his role as Chandler Bing in the NBC sitcom Friends. He has played in an array of films and short-lived TV series. Perry is a successful actor whose skillful work is still praised by all.

Matthew Perry Has Died! What Was His Cause of Death?

On October 28, 2023, Matthew Perry was discovered unconscious in his hot tub by his assistant at his residence in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles. Unfortunately, he was later declared deceased by the Los Angeles Police Department. Perry was found in a jacuzzi, and no drugs were located at the scene. LAPD Captain Scot Williams mentioned, "The exact cause of death may take some time to determine, but currently, there are no suspicions of foul play." The famed actor was only 54 at the time of his death. 

Early Life and Education of Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry was born Matthew Langford Perry on 19 August 1969 in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He is the son of an American actor John Bennett Perry and Canadian journalist, Suzanne Langford.

Perry grew up in Ottawa, Ontario. He developed a keen interest in tennis when he used to live with his mother. Besides, was a top-ranked junior tennis player in his teenage days.

After the divorce of his parents, Perry used to live with his mother but later went on to live with his father in Los Angeles. With the influence of his actor father, his passion shifted to acting. Perry holds both Canadian and American citizenship from his mother & father.

Matthew Perry's Career

Matthew began his career with guest appearances on television shows. He made his debut with 'A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon' in 1988 while still in high school in a supporting role opposite River Phoenix.

His name and fame rose after appearing in the popular sitcom Friends from 1994 to 2004. In the series, he played alongside Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, and Courteney Cox. He received an Emmy Award nomination and won the Screen Actors Guild Award and Teen Choice Award for his mesmerizing performance in Friends.

Matthew Perry
Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in the hit series, Friends.
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Matthew played his first big-screen lead in the romantic comedy Fools Rush In opposite Salma Hayek. He also played a lead role in the films and series such as ‘Second Chance’, ‘Birds of America’ and ‘The Ron Clark Story’. Perry also appeared in the 2000 adventure crime comedy ‘The Whole Nine Yards’ alongside Bruce Willis, Amanda Peet, and Michael Clarke Duncan.

Matthew Perry's Net worth

One of the amazing actors Matthew has an estimated net worth of $120 million. He is one of the most successful actors in the industry and charged $150,000 per episode for his appearance in the series, Friends. As a successful star of Hollywood, he earns a good sum of money from his profession and lives a luxurious life.

In 2013 he put his Hollywood Hills house on sale for $4.6 million and in 2014 the value of his Sierra Towers condo was $2.8 million. His Malibu house is currently on the market for $12 million.

He earned a huge income from some of his projects. For Fools Rush he grabbed $1 million, for Three to Tango he earned $2.5 million, for The Whole Nine Yards he took home $3 million and lastly in 2004 he earned $5 million for his appearance in The Whole Ten Yards.

Matthew Perry's Relationship History; Was He Married? Who Were His Girlfriends? 

The handsome actor Matthew Perry never married but had dated several women in his life. He was single at the time of his death. 

The Friends star previously had affairs with popular actresses including actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1994, Julia Roberts for a year in 1995, Gabrielle Allan, Jamie Tarses, and Cameron Diaz. He dated Lauren Graham, and Baywatch star Yasmine Bleeth as well. Perry was in a six-year relationship with actress Lizzy Caplan in the year 2006. 

However, their relationship didn’t last long and the couple split in 2012. The reason behind their break up was said to be his denial to get married. There was news that he was dating girls who are a look-alike of Courteney Cox.

The actor's last known relationship was with literary manager Molly Hurwitz. He began dating Hurwitz in 2018 and the duo got engaged in 2020. However, the two broke off their engagement in June 2021. 

Matthew Perry
Matthew Perry
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Perry had been battling with alcohol & Vicodin painkiller addictions and had been to two rehab stints in 1997 & 2001. There has been a huge change in his physical body and due to pancreatitis lost 9 kg weight in 2000. To help people with drug addiction he became the spokesperson of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. He went to Capitol Hill to hire members of Congress to find funding for drug courts. For his effort, he was honored with a Champion of Recovery Award in May 2013.

Recently in September 2018 he had undergone a gastrointestinal surgery to repair a gastrointestinal perforation and has been hospitalized for three months straight.

Perry is pretty active on his social media handle like Twitter where he has around 1.24 million followers. He is equally active on Facebook as well and boasts around 1.2 million followers there. The actor stands a tall height of 6 feet and has a charming personality.

Here is a video of actor Matthew Perry on the show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

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Matthew Perry Affairs

  1. First Affair with Julia Roberts

    Matthew Perry dated Julia Roberts in the year 1996.The duo was in a romantic relationship for a year and split up in the year 1996.

  2. Second Affair with Yasmine Bleeth

    In 1996, Matthew Perry dated Yasmine Bleeth who is an actress by profession. But their relationship lasted for only two years.

  3. Fourth Affair with Neve Campbell

    Matthew Perry dated Neve Campbell in the year 1998. Neve is an actress by profession. Their relationship didn't last long.

  4. Fifth Affair with Maeve Quinlan

    Matthew Perry dated Maeve Quinlan in the year 2002. Their relationship lasted only a year and they split up in 2003.

  5. Sixth Affair with Heather Graham

    Matthew Perry dated Heather Graham in the year 2003. Heather is an actress by the profession. Their relationship didn't last long though.

  6. Seventh Affair with Rachel Dunn

    Matthew Perry dated Rachel Dunn in the year 2003. Their relationship lasted only for a year and the couple split up eventually in the year 2004.

  7. Eighth Affair with Lauren Graham

    Matthew dated Lauren Graham in the year 2003. Lauren Graham is an actress by profession. They split up after few years of dating.

  8. Nineth Affair with Lizzy Caplan

    Matthew Perry dated actress Lizzy Caplan in the year 2006. Their relationship lasted for six long years. In 2012 the duo split up.

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